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Assessment of the musculoskeletal system

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers.

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 12403 words.

Principles of assessment - History taking 1 - History taking 2 - Principles of physical assessment of the shoulder - Principles of physical assessment of the elbow - Principles of assessment of...

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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Breast surgery

Dion Smyth.

in Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Surgery. 7276 words.

Breast surgery is usually the principal and primary treatment of malignant diseases of the breast. It may now sometimes follow neo-adjuvant therapies, such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy,...

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Burns and plastic surgery

Jane Leaver.

in Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Surgery. 9505 words.

A burn is a thermal insult to the skin and underlying tissue. A good understanding of the physiology of burns is essential to effectively manage the burn patient’s care, in order to...

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Cardiac surgery

Maria Kisiel and Alison Smith.

in Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Surgery. 5610 words.

Coronary heart disease is caused by the build-up of atherosclerotic plaques which, over time, narrow the lumen of the coronary arteries. Acute coronary syndrome describes a spectrum of...

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Colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery

Maddie White.

in Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Surgery. 5322 words.

The lower gastrointestinal tract includes most of the small intestine and all of the large intestine. The patient presenting with an acute abdomen may have a bowel obstruction which could...

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Complications

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers.

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 9984 words.

Complications and risk management - Haemorrhage - Venous thromboembolism - Neurovascular compromise - Compartment syndrome - Infection control and prevention - Respiratory tract infection -...

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Current Surgical Guidelines

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Surgical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Nursing Skills; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery. 464 pages.

Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgical care, such as breast cancer, critically ill surgical patients, and diverticular disease, and focuses on the...

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Elective interventions

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers.

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 9716 words.

Intra-articular injections - Joint replacement surgery - Hip replacement and resurfacing - Revision joint replacement - Knee replacement - Shoulder replacement - Small joint replacement -...

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General principles of care

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers.

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 23950 words.

The nature of orthopaedic surgery and the surgical environment - Anaesthesia and the orthopaedic patient - General anaesthesia - Regional anaesthesia - Spinal anaesthesia - Preoperative...

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